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Fenton, Richardlocked

(1747–1821)
  • Brynley F. Roberts

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Fenton, Richard (1747–1821), topographical writer and antiquary, the youngest child of Richard Fenton and his wife, Martha, was born at Rhoson, St David's, Pembrokeshire, and was baptized at St David's Cathedral on 20 February 1747, 'being then a month old'. He received his early education at the cathedral school and ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)